As President Obama makes his way over to the Capitol Wednesday for a meeting with the House Republican Conference, it's worth noting how rarely this sort of group hug happens.
Last year, the president didn't meet a single time with the GOP Conference.
On June 1, 2011, a group of House Republicans went to the White House to meet with the president in the East Room.
The meeting before that took place a year and a half earlier, when Obama journeyed to a Republican members' retreat in Baltimore on Jan. 29, 2010.
And if you're looking for the last time the president met with the entire House GOP conference in the Capitol, that takes you back to Jan. 27, 2009, not too long after he first won the presidency.
They must miss each other very much.